31344-013: Forest Plantation Development

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The long-term goal of the project is to develop the plantations subsector to accelerate economic development and poverty reduction. The purpose of the project is to create a substantial plantation resource, and to catalyze large-scale international private investments in plantations that will lead to the development of a modern and efficient wood processing industry in the medium-term. The immediate project objective is to develop an efficient and equitable forest plantations subsector by: ... Read More

Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Number 31344-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 2209
Approval Date 16 Jan 2006
Closing Date 16 Jan 2007
Geographical Location Bohikhamxay, Khammuane, Savannakhet, Saravane, Champasack
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Forestry
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: A

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Javed Hussain Mir
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Responsible ADB Department
Southeast Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Agriculture, Environment and Natural Resources Div, SERD

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Agriculture & Forestry-Irrigation Dep
Mr. Xaypladeth Choulamany

PDS Creation Date
12 Dec 2006

Last PDS Update
25 Sep 2008